The Junction Kitchen & Provisions, 4438 Spruill Ave., North Charleston, SC
Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 6 – 8:30pm
“JUNE PICK: Naamah by Sarah Blake
6:00 pm meet & greet
6:30 pm dinner & discussion | At the Junction
3 course menu & wine pairings | $40
Join us at the Junction Kitchen in Park Circle to discuss Circe by Madeline Miller.
Every month we gather to discuss the book over an original, three-course meal with drink pairings inspired by the book. Be sure to check in when you arrive: for every six meetings you attend, you will receive a giftbag with a bottle of wine from the Junction and a mystery book from Itinerant Literate Books.
Buy the book from Itinerant Literate, get a glass of wine free.
Find a copy at the bookmobile or order online:
Hardcover | $26 | reserve a copy to pick up, or have one shipped to you [+$3.00]
Ebook | $12.99
Audiobook | $20
About the book:
“A dreamy and transgressive feminist retelling of the Great Flood from the perspective of Noah’s wife as she wrestles with the mysterious metaphysics of womanhood at the end of the world.”—O, The Oprah Magazine
With the coming of the Great Flood—the mother of all disasters—only one family was spared, drifting on an endless sea, waiting for the waters to subside. We know the story of Noah, moved by divine vision to launch their escape. Now, in a work of astounding invention, acclaimed writer Sarah Blake reclaims the story of his wife, Naamah, the matriarch who kept them alive. Here is the woman torn between faith and fury, lending her strength to her sons and their wives, caring for an unruly menagerie of restless creatures, silently mourning the lover she left behind. Here is the woman escaping into the unreceded waters, where a seductive angel tempts her to join a strange and haunted world. Here is the woman tormented by dreams and questions of her own—questions of service and self-determination, of history and memory, of the kindness or cruelty of fate.
In fresh and modern language, Blake revisits the story of the Ark that rescued life on earth, and rediscovers the agonizing burdens endured by the woman at the heart of the story. Naamah is a parable for our time: a provocative fable of body, spirit, and resilience.”
Event Type: Food and Drinks, Lecture/Discussion
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